their own decisions on their bodies legally, but there's also a more profound fight about access and affordability and insurance coverage and about making sure that people especially in rural areas have access to it. >> reporter: advocates say the threat in the state of california is services, and preserving those services under the budget. as they take to the streets and defend their right, they think about other states that are not as fortunate. (sally lieber, state assembly silicon valley) >> we can't expect other states where choices are more threatened than it is here in california, if we aren't willing to take to the streets and defend. >> reporter: access to contraception is an issuesomething sandra fluke says both sides should come together on. >> even people that have disagreements about abortion access. we should all be able to make sure that women have access to the contraception they need, so that they can choose when to start their families. >> reporter: while that pro choice group of people gathered at justin herman plaza, tens of thousands of pro-lifers filled civic center.